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Ask the Camp Director 2016

How can kids keep up with their new friends and interests once school starts? If you’ve done a good job with your camp search, your child will spend most of the summer making new friends and discovering new things they love to do. In fact, camp activities and friendships go hand-in-hand. “Kids get so connected at our camps because they’re coming up with all these inside jokes,” says Katy … Read Article

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L.A. Parent Launches ‘Connections: Conversations With Parenting Experts’

Join us as family experts discuss a wide range of parenting topics that will contribute to the growth of resilient, confident and happy children. Our new speaker series launches at 7 p.m. Aug. 31. Join us at the Beverly Hills Public Library (444 N. Rexford Dr.) to hear from Pat Levitt, Ph.D., Roma Khetarpal and Dawn A. Kurtz, Ph.D. Admission is free, but space is limited. Preregistration … Read Article

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L.A. Nature Pass Gives All-in-One for Zoo, Museum and Aquarium Fun

The Aquarium of the Pacific, the Natural History Museum and the L.A. Zoo have partnered to create the Nature Pass, a one-of-a-kind ticket package that offers discounted admission to these three local institutions. With a Nature Pass, families can save money while learning about animals that existed in the past and those that live today – on land, in water and in the air. You can see the Zoo’s … Read Article

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3 Must-Do Self-care Tips For Moms of Kids With Special Needs

Areva Martin is a busy woman. She is an attorney, legal analyst and commentator who often appears on “The Doctors,” “Dr. Phil,” “Dr. Drew” and “Good Morning America.” She founded and runs the resource and advocacy organization Special Needs Network and is a wife and mother of three, with one son on the autism spectrum. And – believe it or not – she has learned to take good care of herself. “I … Read Article